(Facility) Rand Refinery Germiston

Plant in South Africa with commodities Gold, Silver
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10280462
MAS/MILS ID 7910202129
Record type Site
Current site name (Facility) Rand Refinery Germiston
Alternate or previous names Germiston

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 28.16815, -26.2466 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

South Africa

Comments on the location information



Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

(1) 28.16815, -26.2466

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Processing Plant
Development status Plant
Commodity type Metallic
Significant Yes
Plant type Refiner
Milling method Pyrometallurgy Unspecified

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Rand Refinery Ltd.
    Interest 100
    Home office South Africa

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 7910202129

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 21-OCT-1992 Hunter U.S. Bureau of Mines